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Warren Platner designed the American Restaurant in Kansas City in 1974 as part of a complex of modern buildings commissioned by the Hall family of Hallmark Cards. He described the bentwood, brass and lipstick-red interior as like a huge lace Valentine.
Noah's Ark is a Sustainable Floating City for a Post-Apocalyptic World
Noahs Ark is a Sustainable Floating City for a Post-Apocalyptic World - Aleksandar Joksimovic and Jelena Nikolic envisioned a modern and sustainable ark capable of supporting all life in the event of a natural disaster. Their innovative water world would support life on terraced fields, grow food, collect rainwater, generate its own power and is engineered to withstand all forms of water-based disasters.
This extraordinary and exceptional roof is from a church quite far from basels center. Its one of the most beautifull works Ive seen with just cement... It was really beautiful, moody, although it was quite modern. Unfortunatelly I dont have any infos for this building. If anyone knows something Ill be glad to read something.
La Grande Arche de La Defense--a fine modern building within the interesting and newly redeveloped district of Paris, La Defense. The top of the Arche provides extensive views all the way to the Arc de Triomphe. This alone makes The Grande Arche worth the trip there for the trip up. But the view is fascinating as opposed to spectacular.
Connect:Homes Offers Affordable, Modern, Sustainable Homes
Jared Levy and Gordon Stott, formerly of Marmol Radziner Prefab, recently launched a new company that hopes to solve the endemic problem of prefab to date: price. They knew how to make beautiful, sustainable prefab. But now, with their patent-pending technology, which allows them to build modules to a whopping 95% complete at the factory, and ship them like shipping containers by rail, sea, or truck, Connect:Homes has figured out how to provide the same level of modern style at an all-inclusive